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I recently had two previous surgeries in AZ. They didn't do so well. Dr. Maxwell was consulted and did a surgery on my lower back. With in a few days life changed for the better. Dr. Maxwell was outstanding. Dr Price (his anesthesiologist) was outstanding as well. As a patient who suffers from an autoimmune disease, they took the extra time to be sure of my health. The two of them make a great pair in the O.R.. Lucy, on the front side, was very efficient and so professional. An absolute pleasure. I did follow up after three weeks. The smiles and the welcoming to the clinic made me feel like they truly cared. Like they were friends! The clinic was spotless with attention to detail no matter where you looked. Dr. Maxwell is on top of his game. I highly recommend Arctic Spine! Tim S.

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flag | Submitted May 15, 2018

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If I could rate a 10 I would. Dr. Maxwell is a phenomenal doctor! After reviewing my MRI we met and he walked me through exactly what the issues were and what surgery would fix the pain and numbness I was experiencing. T he staff went above and beyond with dealing with scheduling and insurance. Day of surgery everyone was timely and friendly and having the surgery center at the same location made it feel very comfortable. It was quiet and calming. His nurse Christine has AMAZING bedside manners. I felt very well taken care of from the beginning. I received phone calls at home that afternoon and evening checking on my status from Dr. Maxwell and Dr. Price. The day after surgery I had to return for a drain to be removed. Again, the staff was amazing. Dr. Maxwell came in to check the incision and see how I was doing. The pain I had prior to surgery was gone! I would highly (and only) recommend him for any neck/spine surgery. I have a lot of friends that have had neck surgery and I feel like I was lucky to have had Dr. Maxwell perform my surgery. There is no better Neurosurgeon in Alaska than Dr. Maxwell. Wendy F

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flag | Submitted April 19, 2018

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Dr. Marius Maxwell 2+ Dr. Marius Maxwell 5.0 (1) Doctor in Anchorage, Alaska 1 of 3 CALL DIRECTIONS SAVE WEBSITE Describe this place Choose descriptions of its features & vibe 1335 Gambell St, Anchorage, AK 99508 Map of dr. marius maxwell Closed ⋅ Opens 9AM Thu (907) 222-6500 Suggest an edit QUESTIONS & ANSWERS Be the first to ask a question REVIEWS FROM THE WEB RateMDs 4.7/5 75 votes Healthgrades 3.7/5 21 reviews Street View Add a photo REVIEW SUMMARY 5 ★ 4 ★ 3 ★ 2 ★ 1 ★ 5.0 1 review More Google reviews RATE AND REVIEW VIEW ALLPEOPLE ALSO SEARCH FOR Arctic Spine Arctic Spine 5.0 (2) Neurologist Alaska Spine Institute Inc Alaska Spine Institute Inc No reviews Hospital Alaska Spine Center Alaska Spine Center 5.0 (1) Surgical Center Anchorage Fracture & Orthopedic Clinic Anchorage Fracture & Orthopedic Clinic 3.6 (24) Orthopedic Clinic Orthopedic Physicians Alaska, Kornmesser Marc J MD Orthopedic Physicians Alaska... 5.0 (2) Doctor View all WEB RESULTS Dr. Marius Maxwell - Arctic Spine arcticspine.com › dr-marius-maxwell Dr. Marius Maxwell is an Australian, Ivy League trained veteran neurosurgeon with ... expert reviewing neurosurgeon to the Board of Medicine for the State of Alaska. Arctic Spine | Alaska's Laser Spine Care Center arcticspine.com Arctic Spine, Anchorage's laser spine care center, and neurosurgeon Dr. Maxwell are dedicated to bringing state-of-the -art spine care to Alaska. Using minimally ... Dr. Marius Maxwell - Anchorage, AK - Neurosurgeon Reviews & ... https://www.ratemds.com › doctor-ratings Dr. Marius Maxwell has a 4.7/5 rating from patients. Visit RateMDs for Dr. Marius Maxwell reviews, contact info, practice history, affiliated hospitals & more. 2 of 3 REVIEWS FROM THE WEB RateMDs 4.7/5 75 votes Healthgrades 3.7/5 21 reviews GOOGLE REVIEW SUMMARY 5 ★ 4 ★ 3 ★ 2 ★ 1 ★ 5.0 1 review RATE AND REVIEW ON GOOGLE GOOGLE REVIEWS Most helpful Denise White Denise White in the last week Dr.Maxwell and his WHOLE team are completly amazing. They are all full of compassion, grace and knowledge. Dr.Maxwell performed a cervical spinal fusion on me February 13th 2018. I am 110% pleased with all services received from Arctic Spine. I no longer have any numbness in my right arm or fingers and my neck is finally pain free after 3.5 years... As we all know,going in for any type of surgery can and IS a very scary time in your life. I must say that Dr.Maxwell's surgery nurses are very caring, had amazing bedside manners and took the time to listen to my ever concern. One nurse stood out and will forever be in my heart as "Jessica" took the time to hold my hand while laying on the OR table until I fell asleep. Some may think that all she did was JUST hold my hand but at that moment, it was a blessing and extremly comforting for me and the journey that I was entering. Jessica, you rock!! Every phone call, every email and any concern was promptly answered by either Dr. Maxwell,himself or his amazing team. I never had to wait more than 30 minutes for a response. To me, that's very impressive. I would gladly and highly recommend Arctic Spine.... These people are what you call a God send!!!

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flag | Submitted March 1, 2018

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I feel like dancing! Just had my second surgery (fusion and plate C3-C7 and right side of L3-L5) in two months, with my lower back surgery two weeks ago and I have to continually remind myself to slow down and let things heal before I go shovel snow or start a DYI project. And I’m only taking an occasional pain medication. Staff is the best in caring and skill set. Dr Price is their full time anathesologist. Surgery is performed on site in a state of the art facility and thus the risk of infection is greatly reduced. With both surgeries Dr Maxwell spent an additional hour plus cleaning up my excess bone spurs ect. to make sure I would have the best possible outcome. So I would say he is throug and complete. And I was up and on the road home within three hours of the end of my surgery(s). Within hours of my surgies I felt sooo much better.... yes I felt like I could ‘Jitter Bug’ dance once again. Thank you Dr Maxwell, Dr Price and your wonderful staff.

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flag | Submitted February 20, 2018

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Great Staff, His OR team is kind and very helpful. Showed true compassion for me and took the time with me.

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flag | Submitted February 6, 2018

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I had low back surgery in early December 2017. I purposefully waited this long to see how I was feeling before I posted any type of review. Dr Maxwell and his team have done a wonderful job and I am here to say I have no back or leg pain at all. They have done a great job of explaining what to expect before and after surgery. I would like to say a special thank you to anesthesiologist Dr Price and nursing staff Jessica and Jennifer. All have done an outstanding job of explaining everything before you went into surgery and afterwards. I chose this clinic based on researching reviews for providers in this area. This is an out of network provider for me so I am expecting to incur some extra expense. Will post another financial review when all is finalized with insurance. Would highly recommend this team. Also really like surgery center on site. Very clean and welcoming. Keep up the excellent care you are providing for our community! Tracy Tomlinson

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flag | Submitted January 29, 2018

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It's been a long time since I've written about a surgeon , but Dr M.Maxwell and staff deserve the highest praise. I had decided to once again seek treatment for my back and neck problems as the symptoms were increasing in severity and frequency and I still need to work (old RN). After again speaking with my long time family practice MD we decided to again follow up with diagnostics and consults. Previously after a neck injury at work, I received PT with some improvement. I sought out Dr Maxwell for second opinion after nearly full spine MRIs and again specialist ordered PT. Even after explaining in detail symptoms of chronic neck and low back pain, intermittent hand and arm numbness, and excruciating ,debilitating back and leg spasms. All of which were increasing in frequency and severity. I wanted a second opinion. I called Arctic Spine and I was talking with Dr Maxwell within the hour. He reviewed the MRIs and listened as I once again explained my symptoms noting that the most severe pain was my low back and leg spasms. He asked about my flexion xrays. I explained there were NEVER any done. He said they were critical since MRIs are done when everything is lined up and flat, , 2 dimensional. So, I returned the next day after I had them done. He again brought up my MRI and the xrays. He said "Good news ! I would not recommend surgery on your lower spine. But , I would suggest fixing your C-spine sooner rather than later. " Even I could see the problem in my neck on the flexion xrays. Before I left, I had met with Lucy about insurance and Dr Price ,anesthesiology. Dr Price was very through as well in researching my medical history and needs. What a crew! I had surgery in their beautiful facility on SUNDAY, New Years Eve ! Pre-op with awesome nurse Jessica, James, visit from Dr Maxwell and Dr Price my fears were calmed and I knew had chosen the right team and place. Recovery is quiet and peaceful in a room decorated with rainforest walls ! Your nurse is at your bedside and you are her ONLY patient! We had stayed at a hotel in town rather than driving back to the valley that night. To my utter surprise, Dr Price followed us to the hotel, went in ahead of us and requested a room change for better comfort and ESCORTED me to my hotel room door,all without any request ! I went back in the next day for drain removal and dressing change and was met by Dr Maxwell, himself, on New Years Day ! What service! Recovery wise, other than normal incision pain (minor) and muscle soreness/stiffness around shoulders, it has been remarkable. No hint of infection or complications. The most astounding thing I realized was that my LOW back pain is completely gone and surgery was on my NECK! Just goes to show having a knowledgeable neurosurgeon recognizing what needs to be fixed first can make all the difference in outcomes. I would not hesitate a moment to recommend Dr Maxwell, Dr Price and the entire Arctic Spine team to anyone with back/neck problems, Dr Maxwell is quite conservative in treatment and excellent if surgery is needed. Mary Stackhouse

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flag | Submitted January 28, 2018

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I would have written this review earlier, but I have been enjoying my new back. (Okay, I've been taking it easy as advised…..) Last summer, as I was once again 70 going on 30, my back experienced its final straw while I was working on a Kenai recreation site. After months of chiropractic and physical therapy, I was still experiencing pain and the inability to pull off many daily tasks. The first person I want to thank is my wife who did the research and found Dr. Maxwell and Arctic Spine Institute. I commented that Dr. Maxwell sounded too good to be true…..you know what is said about something that is too good to be true. I already had an MRI which Dr. Maxwell reviewed free of charge and gave me a call. At an appt later that week, Dr. Maxwell went over the MRI and xrays with us and diagnosed my situation. He stated that the procedure would be fairly routine (easy for him to say) to fix the 2 gnarly discs and free up the nerve that was causing me pain. When I told him my brother had back surgery in Florida 5 years ago at age 70 and now has train tracks running up his back, Dr. Maxwell responded that there are doctors out there that would give me a train track, too. He vowed he would do the least invasive procedure to correct the damaged discs and compressed nerve and that, in fact, is exactly what he did. Dr. Maxwell is straight forward, professional, and committed to giving patients the least amount of surgery that brings back quality of life. His entire staff is skilled, thorough, and highly personable. Lucy went above and beyond in handling all the paperwork and insurance details. Dr. Price spent more time with us than any anesthesiologist we’ve encountered. Our main nurse, Jessica, was no less than fabulous, and we can say there were no Nurse Ratcheds at Arctic Spine. The facility is first class, spotless, and the atmosphere is far superior to any other place of surgery we’ve experienced…..& at our ages, we’ve seen more than a few. After our first post-op visit, we sat in the large reception area and listened to Betsy play great music on a Steinway Grand. We would send all the people we love there should they need an outstanding neurosurgeon and medical practice. Bruce Holdsworth

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flag | Submitted January 25, 2018

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Dr. Maxwell and his staff are consummate professionals who actually take the time to learn about a patient's condition and to reassure the individual's medical needs will be met in a safe and infection free environment. The one-on-one consultation, expert diagnosis, a team that goes over and beyond a patient's expectations make Arctic Spine Institute a leader in laser surgery. Thank you. I look forward to being pain free in the immediate future! Lisa B.

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flag | Submitted January 11, 2018

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it was very nice that Dr. Maxwell took his time to explain everything about my MRI and what he could do to help me. I appreciate that a lot. All of the staff went above & beyond to ensure that i was taken care. Now i'm pain free and very thankful.

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flag | Submitted January 10, 2018

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